April 28, 2014 1:41 pm

Tuesday April 29th on The Morning News:

The Morning News team is holding out hope that spring will soon be upon us. And with that in mind we’ll kick off Tuesday’s show at 6:45 with a conversation with Halifax fashion designer Lisa Drader-Murphy. Jill visits Lisa’s studio and talks about the launch of her latest spring collection along with her work with the upcoming “Fashionista Fling” in support of Dress For Success Halifax.

Halifax’s famous “Road to Nowhere”, otherwise known as the Cogswell Interchange is in the news again.
The piece of road that was suppose to become a part of an expressway is now an eye-sore to many and the source of frustration for many more. At 7:15 Crystal will speak with the man leading the charge to demolish the stretch of pavement to make room for more green space.

Think you are smart about money? Maybe but unless you are regularly learning and refreshing your knowledge, the latest information about spending, savings and investing might pass you by. With financial institutions toting “you are smarter than you think” we sometimes fail to view money decisions though several pairs of glasses. At 7:45 our Money Sense Expert Leanne Salyzyn will be here to share tips on how some simple decisions can make big differences.

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Chefs Michael Howell and Dave Smart join us at 8:15 to chat about the 5th annual slow food Spring Supper and the official launch of the newly-formed East Coast Chefs Collaborative, a group of seven Nova Scotian chefs working together to put their mark on local and sustainable Nova Scotian cuisine. It’s being held this weekend in conjunction with Slow Food by The Sea: 2014 Slow Food Canada Conference. The six-course locally-sourced meal will be paired with Nova Scotian wines and feature an opening oyster reception with select oysters from various producers in Northern Nova Scotia. Local food producers, farmers, winemakers and foodies alike round out this incredible evening.

It’s an annual spring event – the Battle of the Atlantic Musical Gala that commemorates the 71st anniversary of the infamous battle. The musical evening features appearances by the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy as well as Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Children’s Choir. At 8:45 Paul will speak with petty officer Mike Tutton, who will be performing Tuesday night.


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